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Purdue Postgame Notes

 

Dec. 15, 2012

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  • Notre Dame improved to 9-1 this season ... the Fighting Irish have a seven-game win streak
  • Today was the 41st meeting all-time between Notre Dame and Purdue ... Notre Dame leads the series 21-20 ... it was the 10th time both schools have squared off in Indianapolis ... the Fighting Irish are 8-2 against the Boilermakers in Indianapolis
  • The Fighting Irish are 5-4 in Indianapolis under head coach Mike Brey ... that includes a 3-3 record inside Bankers Life Fieldhouse
  • Notre Dame is 232-207 against teams currently in the Big Ten Conference ... that includes a 6-10 mark under head coach Mike Brey
  • Notre Dame made a season-high 24 free throws (on 33 attempts) ... the previous high was 22 versus BYU
  • The Irish had a 38-33 rebound advantage ... Notre Dame is 8-0 this season when outrebounding its opponent
  • Notre Dame had 19 assists on its 26 made field goals
  • Notre Dame led 39-31 at halftime ... the Irish are 8-0 this season when leading at the intermission
  • Eric Atkins (Jr./G), Pat Connaughton (So./G), Jack Cooley (Sr./F), Jerian Grant (Jr./G) and Scott Martin (GS/G) started today's contest ... the Irish are 8-1 this season with that starting lineup and 19-5 over the past two campaigns
  • A three-pointer from Scott Martin in the first half upped Notre Dame's streak of consecutive games with a made three-pointer to 452

Eric Atkins (Jr./G)

  • Scored a season-high 17 points ... has scored in double-figures in five straight games, which is a career-best streak ... has seven double-figure scoring efforts this season and 35 in his career
  • Had seven assists and just two turnovers ... he has 40 assists and three turnovers in the last five games

Pat Connaughton (So./G-F)

  • Scored a season-high 16 points ... has scored in double-figures four times this season and 13 times in his career

Jack Cooley (Sr./F)

  • Scored in double-figures (team-high 18 points) for the ninth time this season and for the 32nd time in his career ... it was his fifth straight double-figure scoring effort

Jerian Grant (Jr./G)

  • Had nine points, eight assists, seven rebounds and two steals

Garrick Sherman (Sr./C)

  • Scored in double-figures (11 points) for the fifth time this season ... was a perfect 5-5 from the field ... has reached double-figures in points in four of the last five games in which he has played

 

 

Event Calendar

Delta

November 1
7:00 PM
Mercy
Notre Dame, Ind. (Purcell Pavilion)

ACC Network Extra
November 7
7:00 PM
Catholic
Notre Dame, Ind. (Purcell Pavilion)

ACC Network Extra
November 12
12:00 PM
Bryant University
Notre Dame, Ind. (Purcell Pavilion)

ACC Network Extra
November 16
7:00 PM
Seattle University
Notre Dame, Ind. (Purcell Pavilion)

ACC Network Extra
November 18
TBA
Loyola Maryland
Notre Dame, Ind. (Purcell Pavilion)

ACC Network Extra
November 21
TBA
Colorado
Brooklyn, N.Y. (Barclays Center)

ESPN 2
November 22
TBA
Texas or Northwestern
Brooklyn, N.Y. (Barclays Center)

ESPN 2/ESPNU
November 26
2:00 PM
Chicago State
Notre Dame, Ind. (Purcell Pavilion)

ACC Network Extra
November 29
9:00 PM
Iowa
Notre Dame, Ind. (Purcell Pavilion)

ESPN 2
December 4
TBA
North Carolina A&T
Notre Dame, Ind. (Purcell Pavilion)

ACC Network Extra
December 6
9:00 PM
Fort Wayne
Notre Dame, Ind. (Purcell Pavilion)

ESPNU
December 10
12:00 PM
Villanova
Newark, N.J. (Prudential Center)

CBS
December 17
2:00 PM
Purdue
Indianapolis, Ind. (Bankers Life Fieldhouse)

ESPN 2
December 19
7:00 PM
Colgate
Notre Dame, Ind. (Purcell Pavilion)

ACC Network Extra
December 28
7:00 PM
Saint Peters
Notre Dame, Ind. (Purcell Pavilion)

ACC Network Extra
December 31
TBA
Pittsburgh
Pittsburgh, Pa. (Petersen Events Center)

ACC Network
January 4
9:00 PM
Louisville
Notre Dame, Ind. (Purcell Pavilion)

ACC Network
January 7
3:00 PM
Clemson
Notre Dame, Ind. (Purcell Pavilion)

ACC Network
January 12
7:00 PM
Miami
Miami, Fla. (BankUnited Center)

ESPN/ESPN 2
January 14
2:00 PM
Virginia Tech
Blacksburg, Va. (Cassell Coliseum)

ACC Network
January 18
7:00 PM
Florida State
Tallahassee, Fla. (Tucker Center)

RSN
January 21
12:00 PM
Syracuse
Notre Dame, Ind. (Purcell Pavilion)

ESPN/ESPN 2
January 24
8:00 PM
Virginia
Notre Dame, Ind. (Purcell Pavilion)

ACC Network
January 28
12:00 PM
Georgia Tech
Atlanta, Ga. (McCamish Pavillion)

ESPNU
January 30
7:00 PM
Duke
Notre Dame, Ind. (Purcell Pavilion)

ESPN
February 4
TBA
North Carolina
Chapel Hill, N.C. (Smith Center)

ESPN/ESPN 2
February 7
7:00 PM
Wake Forest
Notre Dame, Ind. (Purcell Pavilion)

ESPNEWS
February 11
2:00 PM
Florida State
Notre Dame, Ind. (Purcell Pavilion)

ESPN/ESPN 2
February 14
7:00 PM
Boston College
Chestnut Hill, Mass. (Conte Forum)

ESPNU
February 18
12:00 PM
North Carolina State
Raleigh, N.C. (PNC Arena)

ESPN/ESPN 2
February 26
6:30 PM
Georgia Tech
Notre Dame, Ind. (Purcell Pavilion)

ESPNU
March 1
8:00 PM
Boston College
Notre Dame, Ind. (Purcell Pavilion)

ACC Network
March 4
2:00 PM
Louisville
Louisville, Ky. (KFC Yum! Center)

CBS

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